Updated: 5 September 2016.
History & Timeline of Latvia
Here is a brief timeline of important events that have shaped the country; the focus here will be geared towards recent events (from 100 years ago or so), located towards the bottom, but we’ll begin with more ancient events first.
Latvian National Council proclaims Latvia an independent nation.
PM Ulmanis Seizes Power
Prime Minister Kārlis Ulmanis, in a coup d’état, seizes absolute power.